Facebook and Instagram suffer huge global outage

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New Delhi | Updated: March 14, 2019 12:18:57 AM

Facebook and Instagram suffered a huge global outage across the world on Wednesday.

facebook, instagramFacebook said it was aware that a number of people are unable to access the social media site.

Social network sites Facebook and Instagram suffered a huge global outage across the world today. Many users in sevaral parts of the world were not able to acccess the two platforms either on their smartphones or deskstops.

Releasing a statement, Facebook said it was aware that a number of people are unable to access the social media site. The company is “aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps,” it said as per Reuters.

A number of users also complained that they were unable to log in to their Facebook accounts. Apart from Facebook, other social media sites like Instagram and Messenger users also faced similar kind of problems. There were reports that even newsfeeds were also not getting refreshed.

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Facebook went down at around 10 pm IST. Around the same time, Instagram also went down.

Recently Google users had to face problems related to Maps and drive services.

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